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electricity source. that left two trains stopped for hours between the anacostia and navy yard stations. some people got off and tried to walk. eventually the trains made it to the stations but you can see the chaos as people tried to board shuttle buses. metro says that this incident points to the system problems that need to be improved. >>> we have new information coming into the news4 newsroom about the chain reaction crash on the beltway. the fire department released this picture of 30-year-old lieutenant ryan emmons. he was seriously injured in that crash. doctors say he is improving this morning after they reattached his arm. police say a fire truck was trying to make a u-turn on the beltway when a tractor trailer rear ended it. a jeep was also involved in that crash. the driver and passenger in the jeep and driver of the tractor trailer remain in the hospital this morning. no word on their conditions. three firefighters were treated and released. >>> we have some breaking news. we are following two breaking news stories. shooting outside of a courthouse in kaufmann county, texas. outs
working to figure out were an iraq war veteran shot and killed a former navy seal over the weekend. the u.s. military confirmed eddie ralph served in the marines from 2006 to 2010 and is currently on reserve duty. he's accused of killing 38-year-old chris kyle and another man at a texas gun range saturday night. police believe ralph was unemploy and possibly mentally unstable snooimts my understanding that the suspect may have been suffering from some type of mental illness from being in the military himself. he was a marine for four years. and he may have been suffering from some complications from that. >> kyle was the most lethal sniper in american military history with 160 confirmed kills during his ten years in the u.s. navy. >>> we go to mexico now. developments there as officials confirm that 36 people are dead after an explosion at an oil company headquarters there. the attorney general in mexico says it's still too early to determine whether that blast was due to an attack, an accident or negligence. results from an investigation expected any day now. the panex building is the se
range in texas. one of them is a well-known former navy s.e.a.l. his name is chris kyle and wrote this memoir, "american sniper" after he left the navy s.e.a.l.s. it went on the be a best-seller and propelled him to stardom. susan candiotti is closely following this for us. susan, a little while ago we heard from law enforcement where the shooting happened. what did they say? >> you know we got a lot of details from them, don. and police believe it was actually the very first time that legendary navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle and his friend chad littlefield met with another marine vet, 25-year-old eddie ray routh. and it ended tragically with kyle and littlefield shot dead multiple times of a remote area of a gun range near ft. worth, texas. police say they were found nearly two hours later by a guide at the range. about 25 to 30 other weapons were found at the crime scene, including ak-47s and long guns. investigators say routh drove off in kyle's pickup and headed to his sister's house. there he allegedly told her and his brother what happened. he left, and the two called polic
is believed to look like. >> they have to appeal to his sense of duty. he was a former navy personnel in vietnam. again, whatever issues he has with the government, he has to also know the eyes of the world are on him. he's not going to be hurt. >> the boy's family is sticking close with the local pastor. >> literally amazing how well they are holding together in faith, you know, believing that this young boy is going to get to come home. >> candle light vigils are being held nearly every evening. a memorial service was held this evening for the bus driver. >> it's a lot of pain and for the bus driver, is a hero. he is also gone. >> funeral services are sunday. investigators say the suspect randomly chose the little boy he is holding hostage. in midland city, alabama, craig boswell, fox news. >>> and we are continuing to follow a developing story closer to home. a community in maryland is still in mourning tonight after a tragic house fire that killed two young sisters earlier this week in meyersville. there is a growing memorial for the family of six who lost two of their daught
a scene t fully taken over by the fbi. jimmy lee dikes retired trucker navy veteran abuse cued of killi -- accused of killing a bus driver. there were 22 kids on the bus. he allegedly grabbed the little boy holding that little boy hostage in a homemade bunker. >> i can assure you the negotiators continue to communicate with the suspect. this time we have no reason to believe the child has been harmed. >>> that bunker about sometimes you will see in alabama 4 feet by 8 feet. they will put these in the ground as a tornado shelter. some describe them as a bomb shelter. we are told by people here that he does have electricity and he does have food and investigators fbi swat negotiators are able to communicate. they have pushed a pvc pipe into the bunker or tornado shelter and they have been able to communicate. they have lowered medicine down to the little boy who has illnesses that had to be taken care of on a daily basis. hopefully new information updated in an hour and a half, two hours. >> craig boswell live for us. >> the top five stories making the news at this hour. a manhunt is unde
. >>> coming up next, at 6:00, a double homicide at a gun range that left a former navy sniper dead. we'll have a look at the connection between victims and the suspect. >>> plus, caught on tape. chaos at the of the guard ceremony when a man with a knife charges buckingham palace. >>> this is a story that belongs to everybody. and it is so cool to be able to share this with everyone. >>> a trip down memory lane ends with history being rewritten. what one south bay woman found out about her family that could change the way we all remember an historic moment in california history. >>> and the weekend finished on a sunny note for most of the bay area. we saw a high, the 50s to the low 60s. it will include more clouds and a return to rain and winter like temperatures coming back. we'll have a look at the forecast when we come right back. >>> a super disaster at the superdome. the super bowl. the power is still out down there. here's a live shot. you can see the fans kind of milling about, wondering what to do. they're waiting for the game to get going again. >>> a royal ceremony was interrupted tod
yet again. >>> and the weekend death of a decorated navy s.e.a.l. putting the spotlight on post-traumatic stress disorder. >>> more from super bowl xlvii. when the lights went out, advertisers got a little creative. >>> welcome back, everyone. the bulls are running on wall street. this morning, the dow opens above 14,000 for the first time in more than five years. since before the financial crisis. that's only about 150 points from its all-time high set in october 2007. the dow is now up almost 7% since the beginning of the year. >> open those 401(k)s perhaps, folks. >>> gasoline prices are going up. aaa says the average price this morning is $3.51 a gallon, an increase of almost 17 cents in a week. it's even a few cents higher than a year ago. analysts expect the rise to stop well before four bucks gallon and average well under last year's record prices. >>> u.s. pickup truck sales are expected to soar this year, topping 1.7 million. that's because there are lots of new model this is year and also an increase in new home construction. that's good news for detroit. pickups haul
to join the navy? >> guest: i grew up thinking the marines were the against on the block. i always wanted to be one. so i went and tried to become ao marine.nd marine recruiter was out tothene lunch.p mall all o then, all of a sudden you have r the army recruiters, navyrecrui, recruiters are all trying to pick you off think it should come to them. i talked to each one of them. the navy recruiter sold me on beingon a navy s.e.a.l. be a >> host: at the moment that moment you knew you wanted to be a navy s.e.a.l. reign.ourse >> guest: everything he was tellingre me, which, of course, the recruiter built it up wherey it was a born type thing.eat he was telling me that the navy s.e.a.l.s do things that you never hear about. all of these great adventures and you'll be the mostra highly trained person out there and you will be able to have all ofhando these skills shooting and i, thought, all right, if they ares the best, i want to bet. the beo >> host: what was your trainingy right? yo >> guest: it felt like seven months long, the initialrt training, standing there with cked in your feet should
at this morning's top stories. >>> and new details in a case of a murdered former navy s.e.a.l. sniper, chris kyle, as we learn more about the ex-vet accused of killing him. as we learn more about the ex-vet accused of killing him. [ mom ] with my little girl, every food is finger food. so i can't afford to have germy surfaces. but after one day's use dishcloths can redeposit millions of germs. so ditch your dishcloth and switch to a fresh sheet of new bounty duratowel. look! a fresh sheet of bounty duratowel leaves this surface cleaner than a germy dishcloth, as this black light reveals. it's durable, cloth-like and it's 3 times cleaner. so ditch your dishcloth and switch to new bounty duratowel. the durable, cloth-like picker-upper. loose. why the street is extra dangerous for pedestrians. plus: finally free. the hostage ordeal ends for a young boy in alabama the dramatic ending and the unanswered questions about his captor. and putting on the breaks the bay area. how many billions of dollars are wasted by being stuck in traffic. join us for kpix 5 eyewitness news this morning... be
upside-down. miraculously, no one was hurt. >>> a former navy s.e.a.l. sniper who survived four tours in iraq and was nicknamed the devil of ramadi by his enemies was killed. christopher kyles and another man were shot dead at a shooting range in texas. >> reporter: chris kyles a former navy s.e.a.l. and author of the bestseller "american sniper" died at a shooting range in texas. police charged eddie routh with murder for shooting and killing kyles and another man. police say routh took them to a nearby range. he shot them with a semiautomatic handgun. he then escaped to his sister's house in kyle's pickup truck and confessed. the police arrested him a short time later. the u.s. military says routh was in the marines from 2006 to 2010. kyles was a navy s.e.a.l. sniper earning 14 different honors in his career including two silver stars. in january kyles published this book "american sniper." he describes killing more than 150 iraqi insurgents. he returned to texas in 2009 and start add charity that helps veterans struggling with physical and emotional disabilities
at this morning's top stories. >>> and new details in a case of a murdered former navy s.e.a.l. sniper, chris kyle, as we learn more about the ex-vet accused of killing him. [ mom ] with my little girl, every food is finger food. so i can't afford to have germy surfaces. but after one day's use, dishcloths can redeposit millions of germs. so ditch your dishcloth and switch to a fresh sheet of new bounty duratowel. look! a fresh sheet of bounty duratowel leaves this surface cleaner than a germy dishcloth, as this black light reveals. it's durable, cloth-like and it's 3 times cleaner. so ditch your dishcloth and switch to new bounty duratowel. the durable, cloth-like picker-upper. >>> here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. washington, d.c., cloudy, 44 the high. atlanta, 62 the high, expect rain there. st. louis, partly sunny, 51 the high. denver, mostly sunny. seattle, rain, 48 the high. >>> and here's a look at this morning's top stories. the week-long hostage drama in midland city, alabama, is over. police stormed the underground bunker yesterday and rescued a 5-year-
>>> on this sunday night, twit of fate. a decorated former navy s.e.a.l. the yuz military's most lethal sniper, is shot and killed in texas. tonight, the remarkable life of chris kyle and what we know about the suspect. >>> fight over guns as the president makes his case for proper gun laws. the head of the nra again rejects universal background checks but the fallout over this white house photo of the president. >>> painful lesson as college loan debt soars, a record number of grat ritts are having trouble making payments foent, the crushing burden after earning that degree. >>> and diet myths. in the never-ending battle to lose weight is there anything that really works? yet another study trying to separate fact from fiction. >>> good evening. we begin tonight with a tragic irony that is befallen an american hero. a former navy s.e.a.l. who surviveed four combat tours in iraq and along the way became the most lethal sniper in american military history has been murdered in texas. authorities in lancaster, texas, have charged another former iraq war veteran with killing chris kyl
the navy yard and anacostia stations during the evening rush. some of them took matters into their own hands and walked out through the tunnel. fox 5's karen gray houston live outside the anacostia station with the latest. >> reporter: some of those passengers just panicked when they were forced to sit in hot dark trains for more than half an hour. they say a conductor went over the pa system and told them there was a fire on the tracks. well, it turns out there was only smoke, but still fire trucks raced to scene at anacostia and at the navy yard stations. metro says the smoke was due to an arcing insulator problem which can be relatively routine, but an emergency responder may have hit controls that accidentally zapped electricity to two green line trains that were stopped in the tunnel. one passenger eventually hit the emergency exit button and discovered it was only a short walk through the tunnel to get out at the anacostia station. so a lot of passengers just followed him out. metro stopped rail service between navy yard and southern avenue and provided shuttle bus service, but
veterans, one a former navy s.e.a.l., chris kyle and his friend chad littlefield were shot and killed in ft. worth texas. the man who pulled the trigger is a veteran who kyle may have been trying to help with ptsd. susan candiotti joins us live with more. what do we know about how this happened? >> well, got some brand new information during the press conference. first of all, we learned about an alleged confession. and police say they think they also have found the murder weapon, when they describe as a semiautomatic handgun that was found at the suspect's house. let's back up a little bit. after the double shooting at that gun lodge, police say the suspected shooter who's 25-year-old eddie ray ralph took off in kyle's pickup truck. then they said that he went to his sister's house and told her and his brother what had happened, and then left that house. that's when the sister called the police. police put out an all points bulletin and tracked ralph, the suspect to his own house. now, the home was ringed, according to what one police lieutenant told me, with at least a dozen police office
of the then kill sd a well-known former navy s.e.a.l. and acclaimed military sniper. chris kyle wrote a best-selling book about his life in combat. police are trying to figure out what happened that led to the death of kyle and his friend. cnn's susan candiotti closely following this story for us. susan, what details can you fill us in on? >> reporter: it's just so sad. when legendary navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle and his friend chad littlefield took another marine vet, 25-year-old eddie ray routh, to a gun range, they never managed the weapons could be turned on them. but police say that's exactly what happened. wf kyle and littlefield shot dead multiple times at a remote area of a gun range near ft. worth, texas. police say they were found nearly two hours later by a guide at the range. investigators say routh drove off in kyle's pickup truck and headed to his sister's house. he allegedly told her and his brother who had happened. he left and then his brother and sister called police. when a slew of police officers arrived at his house, routh was in kyle's pickup truck. a hostage negotia
decorated navy seal killed, committing one last act of valor. tonight, remembering the hero and patriot known as the american sniper. as lethal against the enemies of america. chris kyle once the nation's top military sniper, a decorated navy seal. now, murdered in texas. police say by someone he was trying to help deal with the scars of war. fox report, what we're learning about the fellow veteran police say killed kyle and another man. also, chaos unleashed after a bus carrying high school students crashes into a city bridge. >> in the back of the bus came into the back of the seat. >> >> harris: in minutes, missing the signs that could have helped prevent disaster. and, a quiet towning so it has a rowdy service. racking up traffic violations as they speed through town. tonight, this government agency says it doesn't have to pay for breaking the law. why is that? i'm harris faulkner. an american hero who struck fear in the hearts of our enemies. gun down, he was trying to help. chris kyle, a retired navy seal sniper was fatally shot along with another man this weekend at a texas gun r
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a 25-year-old iraq war vet allegedly killed former navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle and another man at a gun range in texas over weekend. eddie ray ralph was arrested on two counts of capital murder. joe, this morning where do things stand with this investigation? >> john, behind me is where eddie ray ralph is being held on $3 million bond. it's still early in the investigation. authorities still trying to figure out what happened at that shooting range and why. >> former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle who claimed a record 150 kills in iraq died at the hands of another vet, authorities say, allegedly using a semiautomatic handgun. what police don't know yet is why. >> i don't know that we'll ever know. he's the only one that knows that. but at this point he hasn't made any comments to law enforcement as to why he did it. >> they all drove together in a pickup truck, authorities say. less than two hours later, kyle and littlefield were dead. ralph had fled to his sister's house. he told her what happened. she called police. and ralph was eventually caught. ralph is an iraq war veteran. he
in this business. he had been secretary of the navy under ronald regan and assistant secretary of defense under ronald regan and one of the most decorated veterans of vietnam. united states senator. celebrated author. lawyer. and i thought he made a pretty strong, persuasive case. so did many of us. >> let's turn to cybersecurity. i was pleased that you mentioned cyber security in your initial remarks. they have moved expand its cyber security efforts. i have to talk about colorado. the air force academy is well positioned to train those. would you talk a little more on your take on cyber security and what sort of resources we need. >> i've been to those facilities in colorado a few times and don't know as much about them as you do, but i am familiar with them. they are essential to our national security. cyber, i believe represents as big a threat to the security of this country as any one specific threat. for all the reasons this committee understands. it's an insidious quiet, kind of a threat that we have never quite seen before. it can paralyze a nation in a second. not just a power grid o
will be laid to rest today. an american hero killed on u.s. soil, former navy seal and celebrated author of "american sniper," chris kyle was shot and killed in a gun range yesterday. he was 38 years old. >> reporter: the loss of chris kyle, the u.s. military's most lethal sniper has stunned the military community where he was revered for his skill and heroic service. he wrote the best-selling auto biocography, "american sniper." it details his 150-plus kills of american insurgents. he and another man were killed at rough creek lodge in texas yesterday afternoon. the accused shooter is believed to be a former troubled soldier. 25-year-old eddy ray root of lancaster is believed to have shot the victims around 3:30 in the afternoon. fleeing the lodge in a pickup truck. a 911 call reporting the debets didn't come in until roughly 2 hours later in the afternoon. a motive is unclear am but local texas station wfaa channel 8 is reporting that root suffered post traumatic stress disorder. kyle and chad littlefield had taken root to the range to help him cope and root reportedly turned on the tw
retiring from the navy seals in 2009. when he was there a 300 winchester magnum was usually at his side. he used that gun to wrarack up e than 150 kills. kyle once said he preferred to think of his job not as killing the bad guys but as saving the good guys. kyle was so good at what he did the insurgents gave him the nickname the devil of ram madary a -- ramadi and even put a 20,000 dollar bounty on his head. he dedicated his life helping veterans returning home. you heard molly how he would help them out with post traumatic stress disorder. he helped establish the sit co cares -- fitco cares foundation. go to fitcocares.org. >> an intense and often dramatic con fri confirmation hearing if you saw any of it. it is going to the next step a committee vote on former republican senator chuck hagel could come as early as next week. he's a former februanebraska se coming off the grilling on capitol hill. his performance from republicans and democrats including the president's former press secretary robert gibbs. >> the disconcerting thing for anybody who watched it he seems unprepared on the ques
's talking about her future. >>> the man charged with murdering a well known navy s.e.a.l. over the weekend is on suicide watch tonight, being held on a $3 million bond. texas authorities say he was tasers and restrained after he became aggressive with guards. one of the two men he's accused of gunning down is chris kyle. possibly the best u.s. military sniper ever. he served five combat tours in iraq. he had 160 confirmed kills. that's according to his best-selling book "american sniper." remarkably, he made one of those shots from 2,100 yards away, here's how he described the moment. maybe the way i jerked the trigger to the right adjusted for the wind. maybe gravity shifted and put that bullet right where it had to be. he was so feared by iraqi insurgents they put a bounty on his head. he survived the war, left the navy with a chestful of medals. back home in texas he was known for helping combat veterans struggling with ptsd. officials think that's what he was doing at that gun range where he died. ed lavendera reports. >> reporter: chris kyle and his friend, chad littlefield spent coun
-known navy sniper. up next, what the suspect told his sister after he was accused of shooting and killing a true american hero. plus, another accused kill are laying out a stunning story on the sand. she first said she didn't kill her husband. then she said she did but she did it for a good reason. and she once said no jury will ever convict me. well, the jury heard about that now. it's a fascinating case and we'll get to it as we approach the bottom of the hour and the top of the news on a tuesday "studio b." to find you a great deal, even if it's not with us. [ ding ] oh, that's helpful! well, our company does that, too. actually, we invented that. it's like a sauna in here. helping you save, even if it's not with us -- now, that's progressive! call or click today. no mas pantalones! i you're suffering from constipation, miralax or metamucil may take days to work. for faster relief, try dulcolac laxative tablets. dulcolac provides gentle relief overnight unlike miralax and metamucil that can take up to 3 days. dulcolac provides gentle relief overnight why do people count on sunsweet pru
and it happened at a shooting range. >> police in texas say they have a suspect in the shooting of former navy seal chris kyle. melanie alnwick is live with the latest on this story. >> reporter: chris kyle earned a rep station as a military's most lethal sniper. he served four tours in iraq, received 14 different awards and decorations including two silver stars and five bronze stars with valor. friends say he died doing what he loved, trying to help other vet ransz. kyle's murder has stunned the military community where he was vie veered for his skill and heroic service. kyle wrote the best selling autobiography american sniper which detailed his 150 plus kills of insurgents. kyle and his friend chad littlefield were both killed he at the rough creek lodge about 50 miles west of ft. worth, texas yesterday afternoon. at excused shooter is believed to be a troubled soldier that kyle was trying to help. they say eddy ray routh is believed to have turned and shot the men in the back and then fleed in kyle's pickup truck. truck. >> well, i don't think anybody knows why. they all went out there to
>>> good morning. death of an american hero. former navy s.e.a.l., chris kyle, shot to death at a texas shooting range. lester's interview with kyle just last year. >>> the search for awers. a mother of two who disappears while vacationing in turkey is found dead. 15 people detained for questioning. there are families overseas looking for justice. >>> game on. the wait is now over. so let the super bowl partying begin. just hours from kickoff, we are live in the big easy today, sunday, february 3rd, 2013. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with lester holt and erica hill. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza >>> welcome to "today" on this sunday morning. i'm erica hill. >> i'm lester holt. >> it is that time, isn't it? >> super bowl time >>> everybody is ready for the super bowl, whether it is the game or the ads or eating like a pig, we have you covered. >> can't you do all? >> i think you can. i think you are encouraged to. >> jenna is in new orleans in the thick of it all. >> reporter: it is the calm before the proverbal storm. downtown new orleans, things are good, a
-- appeal to his sense of duty. he was a former navy personnel in vietnam. again whatever issues he has with the government he has to also know that the as of the world are on h im. he's not going to be hurt. >> voice family is keeping close with a local pastor >> it's amazing how well they are holding together in faith and believing this central to get to come home. >> the visual is being had -- held every evening and meanwhile a service was held for the bus driver >> it's a lot of pain and for the bus driver he is a hero but also gone >> that was fox craig boswell reporting funeral services for mr. paul will be held today. investigators say sulyhose a li he's holding hostage. dozens of community members and officials gathered in northeast remember jim parker jones. the transgender warmer and was stabbed to death 1 year ago today as she waited at the corner beast n-uppercase-letter sycamore road. gary montgomery was arrested. family members are appreciative to the public >> we cannot express how thankful we all are for all of the courageous humanitarian acts >> my grammar is facing a
>>> an american hero is dead. the former navy seal shot and killed at a gun rage. >> the gun debate heating up with mayors against illegal guns running an ad in the district. >> a benefiting on for a hearing impaired falls church mother and daughter lost in a fire nearly two weeks ago. thanks for joining us. i'm laura evans. >> i'm maureen umeh. let's start with a look at the forecast. here is a look look outside. we are dealing with bone chilling temperatures and some remnants of snow. the winter woes are not over yet. more snow could be on the way. fox 5 gwen tolbart is in the weather center with the first look at the forecast. >> you are right, it's bone chilling outside. temperatures are going to rise but a little later in the week. we have to deal with manage longer as well as more snow. we have light snow activity stretching from hagerstown to leesburg and toward the i-70 crow door. it's a -- corridor. it's a little bit of that system that pushes its way in the last few days, a series of clippers actually. clouds are in full force. you can see once again we are getting a burst
's commute. many were stuck outside the navy yard station while thousands of others were stranded underground. this came after a track fire, when emergency responders cut power to both sides of the track. as a result it shut down the green line from navy yard to southern avenue. transportation reporter adam tuss is live at the navy yard with more on the madness on metro today. adam? >> reporter: jim, new details about exactly what happened lt night here along the green line, and the head of metro is telling riders he's sorry. >> i want to apologize to our customers. there were very long delays last night. some experienced some alarmt. >> reporter: the general manager said while the investigation is continuing, he admits the response simply wasn't good enough. >> it was unacceptable to them as our customers, and certainly unacceptable to me. >> reporter: just to recap, a piece of the third rail began smoking. d.c. fire came in, and somewhere along the line, power was cut to the wrong stretch of track. that meant two nearby trains were frozen in place. metro says it was one of their own employe
a d.c. metro train. the green line is stopped between navy yard -- somebody on board has suffered a medical emergency, and there's a track problem near an accostia. there's no word on when service will be restored. >>> the fiscal cliff and severe cuts in the military were threatened to have happened this month, but they did not. never there's worries that defense spending could take a serious hit that will affect not only defense contractors, but small businesses as well. derrick ward has the report. >> reporter: the fiscal cliff has been moved back to march. there's still time to avoid sequestration, the broad across the board cutting that just about everybody hopes to avoid, but the department of defense is likely to take a big hit. analysts say they could see $5 billion in cuts. here in garrisonville, they get a lot of business from quantico nearby. they're starting to see some nervousness, but they're just like workers everywhere, laboring under uncertainty. >> i believe people have been anticipating this. not spending money if they don't have to. >> the military is coming in,
it was the first time legendary navy s.e.a.l. sniper met with eddie ray ralph. it ended with kyle and littlefield shot mult ep iltimes at a remote area of a gun range near ft. worth texas. they were found nearly two hours later by a guide at the range. about 25 to 30 other weapons were found at the crime screen, including ak-47s and lawn guns. ralph drove off in kyle's pickup and headed to his sister's house. there he allegedly told her and his brother what happened. he left again and the two called police. ralph was found at his home, but managed to get away in a truck. police apprehended him a few miles down the road without incident. police found a semiautomatic handgun they believe to be the murder weapon at ralph's home. we don't know the motive, kyle is known to help veterans with posttraumatic stress. the three went to the shooting range together in one vehicle, according to police. >> there has been some mention of the suspect's mother was a schoolteacher for what we understand for a long time. she may have reached out to mr. kyle to try to help her son. >> ralph is being held on three mi
an american hero and former navy seal is gunned down and killed. the man charged in his death, a fellow soldier. >> and the community honors one of their own with a super bowl bash to benefit a man who lost everything in a deadly house fire. >> thanks for joining us tonight. i'm laura evans. >> i'm maureen umeh. >>> we'll get to those stories in a moment, but first the beginning of the workweek could bring more winter weather, but how long will it last? let's head over to fox 5's gwen tolbart in the weather center for more. >> we've got really cold conditions sticking around and another chance for snow. let's take a look at radar. a few light flurries pushing their way cross the area tonight, not a lot to be too concerned with. we'll have a little change in the beginning of the workweek. let's go to our weather maps and look at our satellite and radar composite. we've got a lot of clouds and some of that quick moving snow there are tryst pushing its way across the area -- snow activity still pushing its way across the area. there is a winter storm warning for areas along the allegheny f
officials in malaysia are investigating the mysterious deaths of endangered elephants. the thai navy blocked them from landing on soil. it's the latest incident in the crackdown on the minority muslims. thailand is facing a mass influx of refugees from neighboring countries. on tuesday naval forces intercepted more than 20 0 migrants. a boat packed with men was heading south when it was spotted. more than 1700 are in custody. the thai authorities would normally deport them. facing international pressure they have stopped deportations but they have announced they plan to turn boats away. a conflict broke out last may after a group of muslims assaulted a buddhist woman. an estimated 800,000 have living in myanmar where they have been denied citizenship. the unite nations estimate that 13,000 people fled myanmar and bangladesh in 2012 with some dying on route. >>> economic growth doesn't always go with freedom of expression. an organization defending the rights of international journalist has put attention. reporters without orders on wednesday, the report ranks countries based on an assessment
.s. navy is reports in israeli officials spoke to u.s. a administration officials and informs them they are planning and carrying out an attack on an arms shipments said to be carrying russian missiles destined for hezbollah. if those missiles were surface- to-air missiles, that would be a game changer. it would make it difficult to carry out air operations in northern israel as well as southern lebanon. the israelis are concerned about this. they are concerned about the transfer of chemical weapons from syria to hezbollah and to other groups inside syria and lebanon. they have been making statements about that in the last couple of weeks, saying if the transfer occurs, it could be a line for them. >> israeli officials have been tight-lipped about this incident. they have been speaking about their concerns over syria's dangerous weapons. >> that is right. on sunday, the israeli prime minister, benjamin netanyahu, expressed his concerns. we also had the israeli air force chief talking about the efforts they are making in the north of the country to try to prevent any kind of war or
conscript in the irish navy that came to puerto rico. puerto rico was owned by britain, as they liked to do with their colonies, and efficient evidently the sailor came there and said palm trees, warm weather, and look at the girls. and he remained. that's the end of the second part. the third part is in response to the op ed piece that margaret mcpeek wrote in the chronicle and the letters, i don't know if you've read them -- you should pick up -- the letters that a couple of, you know, irish americans wrote in response accusing cousin mcpeek of not having a sense of humor. it has to do with these tee shirts that target has produced for the st. patrick's day parade in which mrs. mcpeek derided the fact that they were making fun of the irish in the united states, you know, things like i survived the kelly murphy family gathering, things like that. and they wrote letters poking fun at what i thought was a couragous op ed piece. so this is in response to the irish americans who don't feel the pride that they should. and please excuse if i manhandle the irish manner of speaking. this is a jok
sniper in u.s. history. navy seal chris keil murdered. we look at the life and accomplishment of a true american hero. >> president barack obama extending olive branch to religious institutions making changes to the contraception mandate are they really accommodating or just gimmicks? we will hear from the president of a catholic university in just a little bit. >> and let's get ready to rum bible. we -- rumble. brian kilmeade live from new orleans superdome in just moments. he did a great job down there yesterday he will do a better job today because it is super bowl sunday. ifst ffsz begins right now. >> peter gabriel for you this morning. welcome in to "fox & friends" on this super bowl sunday. super bowl 47. san francisco 49ers vs. the baltimore ravens live from the big easy. >> you guys ready for some good bean dip and beer and wings later. >> bean dip? i'm a guacamole guy. >> i will send you recipe. my sister-in-law made buffalo wing sauce. she said i would almost these frozen it is so good. franks hot sauce. shredded chicken. >> i put that on everything. >> franks hot sauce. >> y
are all former mirltry men. one of the dead is well known former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle who wrote a best selling book all about his career in special operations. he described himself as the most lethal sniper in u.s. military history. here's where he died yesterday. a gun rangeouts side ft. worth texas. a third man shot them both dead. the suspect is now in custody. >>> officials in alabama say they're still communicating with suspect jimmy lee dikes to negotiate the release of a 5-year-old boy. he's been held hostage since being abducted from a school bus tuesday. a funeral was held today for the school bus driver who was held trying to shield the children. >>> police quickly ends a dangerous situation outside london's buckingham palace today. a man who looked to be in his 50s, holding a large knife to his throat broke through a security cordon. he got agitated as police start closing in. he finally lunged at a police officer, there you go right there, you can see it, the officer fired his taser, knocking the man to the ground where police handcuffed him. >>> we want to go now, ray lewi
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marine eddie ralph shot and killed the legendary navy seal sniper chris kyle and one of kyle's friends. he is the author of the best selling book "american sniper," he did four tours in iraq and reportedly had more than 160 confirmed enemy kills, including one from 1.2 miles away that he actually called straight-up luck. a bit of modesty from a man so feared on the battlefield that he say the rockies nicknamed him the devil of ramadi. put a price on his head. he told our bill o'reilly that he was more interested in saving americans than killing iraqis. >> i wasn't so much committed to killing them as i was committed to making sure every servicemen over there, whether american or ally came home. >> shepard: the military gave kyle a chestful of medals including chest full of stars. bronze star valor. kyle left the u.s. navy in 2009 and dedicated himself to helping his fellow veterans. >> chris kyle was an incredible person. i mean, all the headlines are that he is the most deadly and proficient sniper in american military history. that's part of it. but chris is probably one of the most
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killer in custody. authorities say former navy seal chris kyle known as the american sniper was gunned down at a rural texas shooting range allegedly by a u.s. marine. 25-year-old eddie ray rouse is now facing murder charges. he turned his weapon on kyle and his neighbor chad littlefield before using kyle's pickup truck as let get-away car. >> drove to midlothian where he went to his sister's home and told his sister and brother-in- law what had he just done. >> an automatic handgun was later recovered at rouse's home. he was a decorated corporal deployed to iraq in 2007 and haiti in 2010. he is currently on suicide watch in custody. >>> day six of an ongoing hostage situation in midland, alabama. investigators continue to work with accused captor jimmy lee dykes hiding out in an underground bunker with a 5- year-old boy with medical needs. he is wanted for killing the boy's bus driver and taking the boy hostage. dykes has been working with investigators getting the boy medicine, toys and food. >> we don't know why if we're ever faced with this as a community as a whole. >>> the edge o
decorated navy seal, seven medals a bravery. >> he was very humble to the time he got out. he did not really want to publicize the number of kills. >> he also the difficulties service members face when they came home. >> you don't have an identity. >> dedicated himself to helping returning vets who suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder. >> he had a difficult time transitioning from military life to civilian life himself and i think that was a big reason why he cared so much about helping other veterans canno. >> we have an idea that he was at the range for some type of therapy. >> 70,000 service members have been diagnosed with ptsd. >> was constantly feeling anxious, i was nervous all the time i constantly felt like something bad was going to happen. >> it is too soon to know if ptsd was a factor in these murders but military officers said it is a problem they need to know more about. >> the guantanamo bay prison are accused of orchestrating the attack on the uss cole faces a pretrial hearing. the four-day hearing begins today. video of the proceeding in cuba will be sent to a viewin
>>> good morning, america. this morning, the american sniper shot and killed. he's a navy s.e.a.l. and decorated sniper murdered at a gun range in texas. what provoked the 25-year-old suspect to pull the trigger? >>> thanking the hostage-taker. day six of the crisis involving the survivalist holding a 5-year-old boy in an underground bunker. why are police now publicly praising this man? >>> affleck's revenge. snubbed by the oscars the man behind "argo" takes home the biggest prize in director overnight. so how did he go from "gigli" to beating spielberg? >>> super sunday. we are your first stop for all things super bowl. josh, sam and emeril taking the big easy as we tackle the burning question, who is going to win the game? who is going to have the best ad, and will beyonce stage a dramatic reunion? ♪ >>> hey, good morning. happy super bowl sunday. this is a secular holy day in america with millions worshiping at the temple of gridiron. chief among them our own josh elliott leading our coverage from new orleans. coming up, if you're not a huge football fan -- he's bowing
of the most grateful are this navy man and army sergeant. >> i would like to forget some things i probably never will forget, but this is an awesome experience. >> he is a wounded warrior who twice cheated death. >> one explosion and a c.o.d., all that good stuff. >> he is thrilled to be home and at the spectacle that is the super bowl. with help from donations, they call this a journey around the country that began last september. >> we wanted to include the wended heroes of our country. -- wounded heroes of our country. >> as part of this super bowl experience for this special group of veterans, and up close and personal look at each super bowl ring through the years as well as the vince lombardi trophy. gregg's life is short. we know that. -- >> life is short. and we know that. >> wonderful message. >> great to see them. >> without a doubt. we want to get over to jacqui jeras now because we are dealing with a lot of issues still as a result of these storms last night. >> and will continue to deal with them for probably the next 24 hours or so. let's show you what is happening out ther
the anacostia and navy yard stations for hours. riders told news4 they received little direction from metro. some passengers hopped off and tried to walk through the tunnels. once trains got to the navy yard station, riders ended up in long lines waiting for the shuttle buses. metro says it may review procedures with d.c. fire to prevent a similar scene in the future. >>> just getting new information on that chain reaction crash on the beltway. this is breaking news from yesterday. a prince george's county volunteer firefighter is improving after doctors had to reattach his arm. the fire department says 30-year-old lieutenant ryan emmons is in guarded condition. police say a fire truck from lanham hills was trying to make a u-turn on the beltway when a tractor-trailer rear ended it. a jeep was also involved in the crash. the driver and passenger in the jeep and the driver of the tractor-trailer remain in the hospital. no word on their conditions right now. three firefighters were treated and released. >>> 6:04. today would be the decisive day in determining whether chuck hagel becomes our n
of the evening rush mistakenly killed power to a navy yard and anacostia's station, stranding two trains filled with passengers. as you can imagine, there were pretty upset. >> 10 minutes turned to 15 minutes and then an hour and another hour turned into two hours. it was ridiculous. people are having seizures. >> several people had to be treated at the scene for anxiety issues, but no one was seriously hurt. service was restored after 7:00 p.m. >> a firefighter whose arm was severed in a crash on the beltway now is improving. his arm has been reattached. the accident happened early wednesday morning in the southbound lanes in landover. from a truck was responding to a minor call when the driver slowed to make a u-turn. a tractor-trailer was behind and could not stop in time. both vehicles and an suv flipped. all seven people involved were taken to the hospital. the most seriously injured was the firefighter ryan emmons. >> all looks great right now but we will be watching closely the next few days. credit is unfortunate this happened to him. at least he has the best surgeons. >> someone wrappe
of that but there will be a fight -- there will be fights within the pentagon between the army, navy air force, over who will take the brunt of the spending cuts. in the 1950s when eisenhower put a sharp limit on overall defense spending there was tremendous conflict, the air force and the navy viewed each other the same way we view the communist. >> jennifer: that's what this is so fascinating. you indicate the plot to change the american way of war. a guy like petraeus had to change a great deal. i appreciate you coming our own war room fred kaplan. coming up a special lbgt ed decision of the best of the rest. to remove grease, gunk and flakes. deep. like me. [ male announcer ] head & shoulders deep clean for men. ♪ ♪ >> jennifer: now for a look at the best of the rest the stories i don't want you progressives to miss on this wednesday evening. tonight we're lbgt themed. on this date in 1961 jfk gave his fist state of the union address, and he talked about the economy, our role in the world and equality. take a listen. >> the denial of constitutional rights to some of o
they g what the navy is about to do in the philippines the thing that is the last resort. the thing they never want to do, the thing they are about to do, broke down the equivalent is designeding to do the tow truck is to call in the jaws of life for your car, they cannot tow this ship, so they are going to tear it apart. they haven't done it in 40 years. but the new plan in the philippines is to have the salvage ship give up it's recovery efforts and have these ships take off s take over. these two ships are staeaming toward the mine sweeping and once it gets there they are going to cut it into pieces to get it out of there. and when it is done the u.s. navy will no longer have 14 class mine swipers. we will have 13 and we could owe the philippines $300 per square meter of coral and somebody in mapville is going to be in big trouble. now it is time for "the last word". >> what was the most important question asked today at chuck h haegle's hearing. it w it was about an internal threat. and the milt the in visible war within the military remained in visable today. >> chuck haegle i
wags a country about this. she also writes, what is next? navy seals sneaking into the bleachers delivering pizza? beer, salt and combat boot shaped -- i mean this self- righteous bitchiness has to go. >> the fact she name dropped jane hath away is awesome. for those living at home she watt the banker in "beverly hillbillies." >> cranky pants. >> i can't stand her. >> and they are all employed at msnbc, by the way jie. they are the jane hath away network. >> moynihan, good to see you. are you all right? >> yes. i'm all right. >> does she have a point or much like you is she annoying? >> why do you have to send me these stories? of the 400 things that are wrong with this piece there are factual issues. the idea that died six or seven years ago that people are having their political dissent squelched it doesn't happen. it is like somebody booze -- boos carlos delgado. the most annoying thing is it is a unit directional thing. everybody forgets tim thomas, the goalie who refused to go to the white house because he hates obama. he said a bunch of stuff. the teams we might suspend him
with cuts. the army will cut 80,000 troops and the navy's active ships will be reduced 10 percent. that is short of the global requirements . some of our enemies are doubling their military might. is it just a matter of the time that we are not the most powerful military force in the world. joining us now. four star general jack king. talk about what these cuts are going to meet to the military if they go through. >> they are extremely significant . remember these cuts were designed to be so horrific that we would not take them and now we are on the pres pice of doing that very thing and they come on the heels . this is it what the viewers have to understand. the cut took place of 487 billion dollars of the defense department over the 10 years . stow this would be 500 billion dollar cut inspection to that . that bringings the navy and army back to preworld war ii in termless -- terms of number of ships and sold yerse. adverse impacts are prepare tod do something of consequence in the world. it is it drathematic . serious in the terms of the risk facing our count reap. >> would it
now "cnn newsroom." a highly decorated navy s.e.a.l., considered one of the military's best snipers. chris kyle was shot and killed along with a friend at a gun range near ft. worth, texas. susan candiotti is joining us live from new york. how exactly the shooting unfold. >> what a tragedy. the sheriff tells me chris kyle and chad were at a shooting. they all apparently knew each other. kyle is well known for helps vets transition into civilian life, some of them suffering from posttraumatic stress. they appear to be alone at the range yesterday afternoon when this happened and the sheriff says they don't yet know what was behind the shooting, what prompted it they rorved, listen to this, 25 to 30 weapons, including handguns and longons and ak 47s. they're still trying to sort out which one was the murder weapon. now, after the shooting police say the suspect took off in former s.e.a.l. chris kyle's pickup truck. the bodies were not discovered for almost a couple of hours, 911 was called and investigators eventually found the suspect at his home about 75 miles away. he allegedly too
. >> reporter: former navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle was such a good shot he once hit a target more than a mile away, but police say it was a bullet fired at point blank range that ended the life of the husband and father of two. >> i'm a better husband and father than i was a killer. >> reporter: the 38-year-old died at a place he should have felt comfortable, this gun range southwest of dallas. and detectives say he died at the hands of a young man he was trying to counsel. >> the suspect's mother, she may have reached out to mr. kyle to try and help her son, and we kind of have an idea that maybe that's why they were at the range for some type of therapy. >> reporter: officers arrested this 25-year-old former marine, eddie ray routh, after a police chase saturday night. they say routh turned the gun on kyle and a friend, 35-year-old chad littlefield, murdering them both. his family told them he was having trouble readjusting to life at home after years of war. that's something kyle spoke about frequently. >> you don't have an identity. you have to learn a whole new way to act. >> reporter: k
on a former navy seal shot in texas. >>> coming up where we could have some dense fog first thing tomorrow morning and when shower chances resurface on the five day forecast. >>> continuing cover rang cover -- coverage now on super bowl xlvii where optimism felt by 49er fans today turned into disappointment. eric rasmussen with more. boy lots of sad faces out there. >> reporter: there certainly has been. things have calmed down in the last hour or so. police were certainly busy in a few areas right after the game tonight. one of our photographers recorded someone setting a fireworks in the marina after the game. officers eventually arrested a guy in a silver suit there who appeared to have a lot more fireworks on him. back out here in the mission, police saw motorcycles broke up a crowd that was blocking the street with balloons. the gold and red balloons there at mission and precida. there's been plenty of people still showing off their love for the 49ers despite tonight's very disappointing loss. some of the lessons learned after the giant's won the world series la year police did thei
. a former navy man watched his wife traumatic giffords watch his wife give testimony before. she was one of several people shot by deranged gunman. he tells fox news he believes there are responsibility solutions that can be taken. >> there are common sense things that we can do to make this country a lot safer. sun i have sal criminal background check, identifying the mentally ill and getting those records into the system. >> but kelly says while background checks kept guns from calling into the hands of people the national rifle association is against any effort to place new restrictions on guns including universal background check. it is paving the way for a battle. >> the criminals aren't going to comply with it. they can care less. you are not going to commute rise the mental health records. here's what is going to happen. you ought to stop it being called a universal check. >> just because they resist us doesn't mean we can't do anything. >> we will listen to them and make the right decision. >> and skoe the debate continues. the president going to minnesota about what he hopes to
is an estimate from "slate" magazine. one of those people is former navy seal sniper chris kyle. chris kyle after leaving the military dedicated his life to helping veterans overcome injuries. and it's during that outreach that chris kyle, 38 years old, and a friend were shot saturday at a dallas area shooting range. during his four tours in iraq chris was credited with being able to shoot and hit insurgents from more than a mile away. in a recent interview chris said that his biggest accomplishment isn't what he did on the battlefield, but in keeping his family together. chris leaves behind a wife and two children and sadly chris will no longer be there for them. >> jennifer: we're back inside "the war room"." i'm jennifer granholm. for many of us wi-fy has become as essential as the food we eat. it is the ultimate democrat-tiezer of communication. and the -- federal communications commission wants to keep it that way. but the $178 billion wireless industry is lobbying hard against the fcc proposal and that industry argues that the fcc should auction off the airway
weapons. >>> a lot of americans have read the book called "american sniper," written by former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle, often referred to as america's best and deadliest sniper during his war-time deployments overseas. chris kyle was killed this weekend in texas after he and a friend took a troubled fellow marine veteran for an outing at a shooting range. we get the story tonight from nbc's jim miklaszewski. >> reporter: as a navy s.e.a.l. sniper in iraq, chris kyle was so feared, the enemy called him the devil of ramadi and put an $80,000 on his head. >> it gave me pride knowing i put fear in the mind of the terrorists and made them fearful of me. >> tragically, it was back home where kyle and a friend were shot and killed. the suspect is a 25-year-old marine reservist, eddie ray routh. without warning, routh allegedly shot the two victims with a semiautomatic handgun. he's in custody facing two charges of capital murder. sheriff tommy bryant told reporters, routh turned on his guards overnight. >> he became aggressive, and they believed he was about to assault them so they tased hi
deficit disorder. there is no word on exactly how the 65 year-old gunman died. >> a former navy seal sniper was one of two men killed at a shooting in a remote gun range in texas on saturday. chris kyle --known for his record number of kills as a sniper was shot and killed at a gun range in texas. veteran chad littlefield was also shot and killed. police say. eddie ray routh. admitted to shooting both men. after a short chase. police arrested routh. routh spent four years in the marines and was unemployed at the time of the shooting. investigators are still trying to figure out a motive. >> meantime. gun control returns to the spotlight. as president obama hits the road. trying to sell his plan to reduce gun violence in america. grant lodes is follwing this story. and tells us how the president is pushing his cause. grant? >> it almost seemed like mister obama was back on the campaign trail today. he flew to minneapolis.meeting with local government and law enforcement leaders. then the president spoke about ways to reduce gun violence.stressing universal background checks and a ban
of chris kyle. he was the u.s. navy sniper who became a legend in iraq. kyle, who was 38, was killed over the weekend at a firing range in texas apparently by another iraq war veteran. anna werner that has latest. >> reporter: chris kyle's marksman skills were so precise iraqi insurgents nicknamed him the devil of ramadi. his best selling book "american sniper" chronicled the former navy seal's mission to protect american soldiers. he spoke with cbs dallas station ktvt last year. >> my only regret is not being to save every guy. that's what keeps me up at night, but every shot i took i felt extremely justified. >> reporter: kyle felt his negotiation protect his comrades extended into civilian life. he often took troubled veterans to shooting ranges like this one south of dallas for a day of camaraderie and conversation. >> apparently mr. kyle works with people that are suffering from some issues from being in the military and this shooter is possibly one of those people. >> reporter: the suspect, eddie ray routh, is a former marine. police say he shot kyle and a friend, chad littlefield,
the train and walked to the navy yard. rajoy outside of metro headquarters. >> i spoke with the general manager and he is apologizing to everyone that was trapped last night. basically saying what happened last night is metro's fault and trying to make changes to handle emergencies better. >> there were people everywhere. i have never seen it like that before. >> we know what caused the issue last night. an electrical malfunction. a smoking ordinance letter that sparked on the rail that left hundreds stuck on trains underground. even more stranded at the navy yard station. >> there are close to 300 people standing outside. the spread out onto the street. employees were trying to hold them back. >> the problem seems to be how the issue was handled. officials say power to more than the affected area were shut down on the green line. now an internal investigation is underway to figure out what went wrong. it was internally. >> the proper protocol [inaudible] >> passengers got out on their own inside a tunnel. as far as that internal investigation, the general manager says it will be two we
down below freezing between now and 11:00. another clipper coming our way tomorrow. >>> a normer navy s.e.a.l. who wrote a best selling book about his lethal career has been killed at a gun range in texas. 38-year-old chris kyle and another man were found dead on saturday. and police have arrested an iraq war veteran and charged him now with murder. nbc's brian moore reports. >> reporter: former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle risked his life on the world's most dangerous battlefields and he claimed more enemy kills than any other sniper in american history. he and 35-year-old chad littlefield were gunned down saturday at this north texas shooting range where a friend says kyle often tried to help troubled warriors reconnect with the world. charged with two counts of capital murder, a 25-year-old marine reservist and iraq war veteran named eddie ray routh. >> it's my understanding that the suspect may have been suffering from some type of mental illness from being in the military himself. i understand he was a marine for four years. >> reporter: authorities say they found the handgun used in t
resolved. issues began during the evening rush hour yesterday with trains single tracking between the navy yard and southern avenue stations due to an electrical problem near the anacostia stop. the problem had many passengers scared after they saw smoke from a small fire produced by the problem. about 2,000 people were stranded for several hours. >>> it is an american idol shake-up as several golden ticket winners go to hollywood. >> we have a report. >> reporter: it was all miles and happy feet for some talented and lucky idol contestants in long beach and san antonio. >> this is my happiness right here. can you tell i'm happy? >> can you tell i'm happy? >> 8396. this is dim mine. >> i got all four yess from every judge. >> reporter: those not getting a unanimous vote were motivated to prove they belonged. >> i got three yess and one no. >> not all four but they did for her. she is killer. >> i got the split vote. >> nicki minaj, there was something wrong. but she said no. she didn't make eye contact with me at all. >> reporter: preparing for next week's grueling hollywood round is easie
they made it out alive. >> the man accused of killing america's most decorated navy seal sniper shed new light on what sparked it. >> the teen girl who s [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just finished a bowl of your light chicken pot pie soup and it was so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm i can still see you. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green gia vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> several firefighters are lucky to be alive after a massive four-alarm fire in west baltimore. just before 6:00 this evening. the flames were so intense. firefighters were told to evacuate the building. as they were leaving the building collapsed. trapping five inside. the crew was rescued and rushed to the hospital. incredibly they suffered only minor injuries. >>> late tonight, mexico's attorney general announced the explosion that killed 37 people last week was not a terrorist attack. he says there was a build up of
creatures that are already disappearing. >> absolutely. tell us about the other story. there is a u.s. navy ship wreck off the philippines. the military said it will chop it up, get it out of there. is that the right approach? can you tell us what's happening? >> another piece of bad news. a couple today. unfortunately this is a terrible tragedy. u.s. navy mine sweeper ran aground on a coral reef that happens to be a unesco world heritage site in the philippines. we have lost 25% of the world's coral reefs. another 25% is rapidly declining. for this type of activity to happen -- for a u.s. navy ship to run aground and destroy precious coral that takes thousands of years to grow is a tragedy and unconscionable. we don't knowle exactly what happened, why the ship ran aground. it hasn't happened for 40 years. the navy has a good safety record. at this point all they can do is cut up the ship. if they were to drag it off the reef it would cause more damage. they hope to go in with ship-bound cranes, cut up the ship which is mostly wood, lift it and remove it from the reef. i hope the navy will
effective navy seal sniper in history. chris kyle survived four tours of duty in iraq. but police say in the end he was killed this weekend by a marine veteran he was ready to help. gregg: kyle had 160 kills. the terrorists dubbed him the terror of ramadi and put a bounty on his head. martha: he was acting as a mentor to this man eddy ray ralph before police say ralph turned the gun on him and killed him. casey, what's the latest on the investigation here? >> reporter: this is a bizarre story, one that's developing all the time. the detectives are working on figuring out how these three men knew each other exactly and for how long. apparently they had all ridden in the same vehicle together to that gun range on saturday. but the motive in terms of what spurred the attack is unclear. that what's they are trying to figure out. police say kyle and chad littlefield had been dead for several hours before their bodies were discovered after 25-year-old eddy ray ralph reportedly shot the two men with a semiautomatic handgun. he hopped in crisp truck and fled the scene. he was arrested at his
out why a 25-year-old iraq war veteran killed a renowned navy s.e.a.l. sniper, chris kyle. eddie ray routh is charged with two counts of capital murder. we have more on that. good morning, joe johns. >> reporter: eddie ray routh being held in jail on $3 million bond. a suspect in custody, but there are a lot of questions about what happened at the gun range and why. former navy s.e.a.l. chris kyle, who claimed a record 150 kills in iraq, died at the hands of another vet authorities say. allegedly using a semiautomatic handgun. what police don't know yet is why. >> i don't thank we'll ever know. he's the only one that knows that. but at this point, he hasn't made any comments to law enforcement as to why he did. >> reporter: kyle's friend, chad littlefield, and the suspect, eddie ray routh, all drove to the gun range together in a pickup truck. less than two hours later, kyle and littlefield were dead. routh fled to his sister's house, and she called police and he was eventually caught. routh is an iraq war veteran, leaving the marines in 2010. kyle, who wrote "american sniper" talked
. an ex-navy s.e.a.l. murdered at a gun range in texas. allegedly by a troubled former marine. this comes in the middle of america's debate over gun control. and rising concerns about troops returning home with ptsd and reena ninan is on the story. good morning to you. >> reporter: dan, good morning. he was 38 years old and this morning his colleagues are stunned that the man who is self-labeled as the most lethal sniper in u.s. military history was gunned down in texas. he was the man dubbed as america's deadliest sniper. a member of navy team s.e.a.l. 3 shooting targets the length of 21 football fields away. chris kyle who served four combat deployments and earned seven medals of bravery. shot at a texas gun range along with his neighbor. >> tap, racked, bang. >> reporter: audiences know him from account fares and stripe" and from his "the new york times" best-selling book, "american sniper," reportedly shot down more iraqi insurgents than anyone else. >> you were so well known by the iraqi insurgents you were fighting they put a $20,000 bounty on your head. is that right. >> yes, sir.
. as we said that is coming up. >>> but we'll start with the breaking news overnight. an ex-navy s.e.a.l. and one of america's best known snipers murdered at a gun range in texas allegedly by a troubled former marine. this comes in the middle of america's debate over gun control and rising concerns about troops returning home with ptsd and abc's reena ninan is on the story in washington this morning. reena, good morning to you. >> reporter: dan, good morning. he was 38 years old, and this morning his colleagues are stunned that the man who is self-labeled as the most lethal sniper in u.s. military history was gunned down in texas. he was the man dubbed as america's deadliest sniper. a member of navy team s.e.a.l. 3 shooting targets the length of 21 football fields away. chris kyle, who served four combat deployments and earned seven medals of bravery, shot saturday at the place he should have felt most at home, a texas gun range along with his neighbor. >> tap, racked, bang. >> reporter: audiences know kyle from the reality show "stars and stripes" and from his "new york times" bes
. iraqi insurgents called him the devil. the this morning the former navy s.e.a.l. who wrote about making more than 150 sniper kills is dead. cnn has learned chris kyle was shot to death at a gun range near ft. worth, texas, yesterday along with another man. kyle is perhaps best known for penning the book, american sniper. it details his four combat tours in iraq. staerted a foundation to help veterans battling posttraumatic stress disorder. the gunman accused of killing him was a former marine who suffered from ptsd. our pentagon correspondent barbara starr joins me by phone. barbara, you've been dicking into this. what more do you know? >> this sad story emerged late last night, randi. the pentagon is trying to assemble what they can at this point about the service record of chris kyle and the man taken into custody, 25 years old. he was caught by police in texas after a brief pursuit, has been arraigned on two counts of capital murder. another man was shot along with chris kyle at this shooting range. the initial reports are that the men had gathered there and they were helping this fo
officials. >> brown: then, we have the story of a navy seal, a sniper in the iraq war and best-selling author who was gunned down by a fellow vetan aa shooting range in texas. >> ifill: margaret warner looks at how ancient manuscripts in mali were saved, hidden from destruction during the conflict with islamist rebels. >> brown: what makes a great teacher? hari sreenivasan reports on a charter school in connecticut that uses a checklist to evaluate and keep the best of them in the classroom. >> we have parents, students, peer and principal surveys, so the teachers are really getting a whole 360 take on what they are doing well and what they need to improve. >> ill: the 500-year-old bones unearth in a parking lot in england are those of king richard iii. john burns of the "new york times" fills us in. >> brown: and we close with a conversation with a master of the short story, writer george saunders. >> for me, the approach has become to go into a story not really sure what i want to say, trying to find some little seed, crystal, an interesting sentence or an image that leads to
a well known navy s.e.a.l. over the weekend is being held on a $3 million bond. texas authorities say he was tasers and restrained after he became aggressive with guards. one of the two men he's accused of gunning down is chris kyle. he served five combat tours in iraq. remarkably, he made one of those shots from 2100 yards away, here's how he described the moment. maybe the way i jerked the trigger to the right adjusted for the wind. maybe gravity shifted and put that bullet right where it had to be. he was so feared by iraqi insurgents they put a bounty on his head. he survived the war, left the navy with a chestful of medals. back home he was helping veterans struggling with ptsd. officials think that's what he was doing at that gun range where he died. ed lavendera reports. >> reporter: chris felt passionate about the issue of ptsd. >> he was very concerned that service members felt discarded when they returned home. and he wanted to facilitate, help facilitate their transition from war to productive civilian life. >> reporter: the family of a former young marine named eddie ray rout
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